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US Home Energy Use [infographic]

Our home energy use presents a cost in both cash and environmental terms and accounts for a massive 22% of total energy used in the United States. Want to know where we use most of the energy in our homes? How much it costs? Have a look at this great infographic. Continue reading

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Unilever’s Plans to Cut Emmissions

Unilever is joining many big international businesses in looking to cut down on their fuel use. Truck journeys are expensive and increasingly so. Companies are also under pressure to cut their carbon emissions. With business and environmental reasons coinciding the time is ripe for such actions. Unilever thinks it can cut 200 million kilometers, annually by 2014. Continue reading

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Green Business Roundup – August 28th 2012

Jamba Juice responds to the pleas of a 10-year-old and agrees to phase out polystyrene cups. The green debate hots up between the US election candidates and companies like FedEx show that who wins the election may have little to do with how customers and corporates decide to behave. Continue reading

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Green Business Roundup – January 16th 2012

IBM Working on EV Battery With 500 Mile Range Nicholas Brown reports on Cleantechnica that IBM have invented a new battery. The Lithium-air battery technology can create more energy from less mass. It’s lighter basically. These batteries could potentially give … Continue reading

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Environmental Taxation Can Spur Innovation

The European Environment Agency has produced a comprehensive report on the issue of environmental tax reform, coming to the conclusion that environmental tax reform can and should play an important role in achieving environmental goals with positive economic effect. Case studies and economic modelling point to tax reform as a potential catalyst for innovation and job creation. Continue reading

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Green Business Roundup – January 12th 2012

North America’s largest wind farm fast tracked in Wyoming. EPA creates interactive map of large greenhouse emitters. German airline Lufthansa to fly trans-atlantic on Biofuel. These stories and more in today’s Green Business Roundup. Continue reading

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Green Business Roundup – December 23rd 2011

Facebook moves from coal to clean energy as BP exits solar. EPA issues limits on mercury emissions from fossil fuel. US Administration approves 2 huge green energy projects and On-Bill financing may prove to be an option to help move us towards a green economy. Continue reading

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